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Flashcards - Praxis: Nutrition & Nutritional Disorders

Flashcards - Praxis: Nutrition & Nutritional Disorders
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Binge-eating disorder
Binge eating disorder is characterized by binge eating without subsequent purging episodes
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Vitamins
A vitamin is an organic compound and a vital nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts
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insulin
Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, and by the Brockmann body in some teleost fish
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hyperglycemia
Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar is a condition in which an excessive amount of glucose circulates in the blood plasma
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cognitive behavioral therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy is a psychosocial intervention that is widely used for treating mental disorders
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bulimia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa, also known as simply bulimia, is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by purging
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bulimia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa, also known as simply bulimia, is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by purging
cognitive behavioral therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy is a psychosocial intervention that is widely used for treating mental disorders
hyperglycemia
Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar is a condition in which an excessive amount of glucose circulates in the blood plasma
insulin
Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, and by the Brockmann body in some teleost fish
Vitamins
A vitamin is an organic compound and a vital nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts
Binge-eating disorder
Binge eating disorder is characterized by binge eating without subsequent purging episodes
Diabetes mellitus type 1
Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a form of diabetes mellitus in which not enough insulin is produced
Hba1c
Glycated hemoglobin is a form of hemoglobin that is measured primarily to identify the three-month average plasma glucose concentration
nutrient dense
Nutrient density identifies the proportion of nutrients in foods, with terms such as nutrient rich and micronutrient dense referring to similar properties
glycosuria
Glycosuria or glucosuria is the excretion of glucose into the urine
ketoacidosis
Ketoacidosis is a metabolic state associated with high concentrations of ketone bodies, formed by the breakdown of fatty acids and the deamination of amino acids
minerals
A mineral is a naturally occurring chemical compound

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